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Uganda - Awach Demographic Surveillance System


General Info
Uganda (UGA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2010 - present
Series or system 
Demographic Surveillance System (DSS)
Data type
Demographic surveillance:
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
  • Verbal autopsy

The Awach Demographic Surveillance System (DSS) was established in 2010 as part of the ENRECA-Gulu project. The Awach Sub County is located in the Gulu District, and the site covers an area of 250 square kilometers. The system records demographic and health events including births, deaths, causes of deaths, and migrations of household members over time.